Italy in the Age of the Renaissance: 1300-1550 / Edition 1

Italy in the Age of the Renaissance: 1300-1550 / Edition 1

by John M. Najemy
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Oxford University Press
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Italy in the Age of the Renaissance: 1300-1550 / Edition 1

The twelve essays in this volume, each written by a leading specialist, present an accessible and comprehensive introduction to Italian Renaissance society, intellectual history, and politics, with each contribution reflecting the most recent innovations in the way that historians view and study the period.

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ISBN-13: 9780198700401
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 01/13/2005
Series: Short Oxford History of Italy Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 344
Sales rank: 669,784
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction, John M. Najemy
1. Education and the Emergence of a Literate Society, Robert Black
2. Humanism and the Lure of Antiquity, Carol Everhart Quillen
3. Religion and the Church, David S. Peterson
4. Family and Marriage: a Socio-Legal Perspective, Julius Kirshner
5. Bodies, Disease, and Society, Diane Owen Hughes
6. The Economy: Work and Wealth, Franco Franceschi
7. The Popolo, Andrea Zorzi
8. The Power of the Elites: Family, Patronage, and the State, Dale Kent
9. Governments and Governance, John M. Najemy
10. The South, David Abulafia
11. Representations of Power, Edward Muir
12. Rethinking the Renaissance in the Aftermath of Italy's Crisis, Alison Brown
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